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Tech Titans Among World Powers

 
 
 
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Tech Titans Among World Powers

1. Sergey Brin and Larry PageGoogle Forbes WMPP rank: 5 "If knowledge is power, maybe information is too."
Forbes' list of the World's Most Powerful People has no surprises at the tippy-top, where large-country leaders like Obama, Hu, and Putin are clustered. But starting with number five, just after Ben Bernanke, come Google founders Page and Brin; Bill Gates is ahead of the Pope. The profusion of tech and telecom power-bases on the idiosyncratic 67-name list reflects IT's growing role in the broader culture. See also: Tech Stars in New Roles.
 
 
Senior Writer and author of the Know It All blog

Ed Cone has worked as a contributing editor at Wired, a staff writer at Forbes, a senior writer for Ziff Davis with Baseline and Interactive Week, and as a freelancer based in Paris and then North Carolina for a wide variety of magazines and papers including the International Herald Tribune, Texas Monthly, and Playboy. He writes an opinion column in his hometown paper, the Greensboro News & Record, and publishes the semi-popular EdCone.com weblog. He lives in North Carolina with his wife, Lisa, two kids, and a dog.
 
 
 

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